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Around the Great Bend

The Union Tourism Association is publishing a monthly newsletter for communities on Hood Canal. It is called Around the Great Bend. I’ve been asked to write a history column. I’ll post these columns plus columns in progress

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Technological Problems

Today was the reunion/tea at the refurbished Minegishi house. Sue Kikuchi invited and members of the Motomatsu, Abo, and Sato families were present. Notes and photographs will be posted soon. I was ready with both my Canon Pixma camcorder and … Continue reading

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Katie Gale’s Tombstone: Landscape, Power, and Justice on Late 19th Century Oyster Bay

Today is February 21, 2010. After a marathon writing weekend, I’ve finished the book. I’m almost sick with giddiness. I’ll get it in the mail within the next two weeks. (I’ll have to do another read through.) Then decisions. My … Continue reading

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Marius Barbeau

Marius Barbeau: The public face of “folk culture” “They don’t just want the ribs, they want the whole experience.” Freddy’s BarBQue/ House of Cards, 2014 Marius Barbeau (1883-1969) nearly single-handedly shaped Canadian folk studies (including music) and ethnography. Quebec born … Continue reading

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